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Kristalex™ F100 Hydrocarbon Resin
Kristalex™ F100 Hydrocarbon Resin

Applications/Uses
  • Alluminum-pigment preparations
  • Assembly
  • Automotive
  • Building and Construction
  • Caulks and Sealants
  • Hot Melt Adhesives
  • Laminating
  • Nonwovens
  • Pressure sensitive adhesives
  • Rubber and Plastic Modification
  • Solventborne Adhesives
  • Tapes and Labels
Key Attributes
  • Excellent thermal stability
  • Intermediate softening point
  • Made from purified aromatic monomers
  • Water-white initial color
Product Description
Kristalex™ F100 Hydrocarbon Resin is a water-clear, color stable, low molecular weight thermoplastic hydrocarbon polymer. Based on purified 8 - 9 carbon aromatic monomers, this resin is indicated for use in plastics modification, hot melt adhesives and coatings, sealants and caulks. Kristalex™ F100 is compatible with a wide variety of oils, waxes, alkyds, plastics, and elastomers, and is soluble in many common organic solvents. In EVA-based hot melt adhesives Kristalex™ F100 is compatible with EVA grades with up to 18% vinyl acetate and is useful in formulating low-color adhesives with good low temperature properties. In styrenic block copolymer based adhesives Kristalex™ F100 preferentially associates with the styrenic endblocks, producing higher room-temperature cohesion without affecting tack and adhesion properties.

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